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I did my u world exam & i scored 182
I studied all kaplan Internal medicine & MTB3
I finished all u world questions & did some of incorrect questions with average 60%
What should i do next my exam should be next week but i will cancel & reschedule it.
I am really so depressed & frustrated please any advice
Also if i want to take another sim exam to know my level which one should i take
I hear nbme is not a good estimate for the real exam
Please help me!!!!
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I did my u world exam & i scored 182
I studied all kaplan Internal medicine & MTB3
I finished all u world questions & did some of incorrect questions with average 60%
What should i do next my exam should be next week but i will cancel & reschedule it.
I am really so depressed & frustrated please any advice
Also if i want to take another sim exam to know my level which one should i take
I hear nbme is not a good estimate for the real exam
Please help me!!!!
I did nbme 4 today, and my result was pathetic too.. the qs were very weird and their scoring is bizarre as well ! :S

Did u find uwsa difficult ?
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Ya i was too confused between 2 answers in many questions as well as some weird questions
What was your score in nbme
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Hmm, so uwsa has weird qs too ?

It was 280
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i am really so frustrated I don't know what to do
Step 3 is really too hard
It needs alot of work
When is your exam?
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What does 280 in nbme correlate with the real exam
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Try to score high on CCS. According to many posts over the years people swear by increasing score by doing CCS well to compensate for MCQ that's closer to borderline, keep doing Qs too. I want to pass too
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The tragic part is the raising of passing score cutoff from 190 to 196 at the start of this year...no need to even explain why..if you're not a US citizen AMG hotshot, etc., this score cutoff is flat out too high to pass for a handful of students that got this far most likely .
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What does 280 in nbme correlate with the real exam
I have no idea what does it correlate to. But i do know that it is low score.

Focus on your weak areas and CCS.. CCS's high performance usually makes one pass with decent score..

Exam is inshAllah in oct..
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Recommend you IM Essential Textbook (aka MKSAP), I cannot emphasize this enough how it helps me to understand Internal Medicine.

This is the book, that Americans use to prepare for IM Shelf-exam.
I wish I knew about it before.
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